John Lennon's letter to Queen Elizabeth II valued at $73,000

Liverpool , Oct 27

A letter written to Queen Elizabeth II by John Lennon when he returned his MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) to Buckingham Palace has been valued at 60,000 British pounds ($73,041.64), it was revealed here on Thursday.

Quick snack ideas for Diwali parties

New Delhi , Oct 27

Food is an important element of all parties, so getting smart preparations right for Diwali festivities should be a priority, says an expert who feels assorted canapes and mini pizzas are interesting things to serve.

MAMI ends on a high note for film, literature

Mumbai , Oct 28

The week-long celebration of film, entertainment and culture came to an end here as the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival wrapped up with a prize distribution ceremony.

Film about partition survivor received positively in Mumbai

Mumbai , Oct 27

"Mango Dreams", an English language Indian film which delves into how the India-Pakistan partition affects a person's life, received a positive response at the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star, says actor Pankaj Tripathi who features in a key role in the film.

Fearless about adventures in New Zealand: Sidharth

New Delhi , Oct 27

River rafting in Rishikesh was one adventure that Sidharth Malhotra had experienced before he took the plunge for a SkyWalk, a deep sea dive, a skydive and more in New Zealand last year. Now geared up for yet another trip to the picturesque country next month, the actor says he was fearless about taking the risks because of the safety norms and professionals who are involved in it.

Deepika to celebrate Diwali with family

Mumbai , Oct 27

Actress Deepika Padukone is heading to Bengaluru to celebrate Diwali with her family members. She says the festival has always been special to them.

This Diwali, expect 'unexpected' with 'Ae Dil'-'Shivaay' clash

New Delhi , Oct 27

The 2016 Diwali is expected to witness a lot of fireworks at the box office with two major releases - Ajay Devgns "Shivaay" and Karan Johars "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil". As per the buzz, both the films will give an "unexpected" response in terms of collection around the auspicious occasion, say trade pundits.